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these guys down peacefully. lavoy finicum, a spokesman for the protestors was killed in the shootout according to ammon bundy's father cliven who spoke with cbs station koin sheriff dave ward/ harney county it didn't have to happen. we all make choices in life. sometimes our choices go bad. on january 2nd bundy and his armed followers took control of the malheur national wildlife refuge. they claim the federal government is forcing ranchers to sell their lands. bill williams/ u.s. attorney we will continue to work toward resolution and will do so with the primary goal of restoring normalcy to this community. it is unclear how many people still occupy buildings inside the refuge. law enforcement officers have established roadblocks around the perimeter right now and they
owners inside carter evans, cbs news, burns oregon ((denise valdez)) the 8 suspects are facing federal felony charges of conspiracy to impede officers. /// ((denise valdez)) > this story has a lot of people talking on social media. ((dave courvoisier)) dozens of people wrote on our facebook page... sharing their opinion of what happened. lance said, "who didn't see this coming. they should have been forced out of there the moment they occupied the building." ((denise valdez)) john said, "their reason to protest may not make sense to most of us but does it make sense to shot and kill someone over? no way! now a family has no husband and no father." ((dave courvoisier)) ron said, "patriots don't take over buildings with weapons. nor are they considered peaceful in doing so." ((denise valdez)) and joseph said, "the most of you folks have no idea what was even going on. the federal government has over stepped some boundaries. while i don't agree with how they handled it, maybe you guys should research this a bit more." if you want to join the coversation... be sure to like 8 news now on facebook. ///
really nice outside with temps warmer than yesterday. skies clouded up a little more like we forecasted, but still stayed mostly sunny. temps mild early then cooling off in the 50 to 40's this evening. ............................... ....................... regional temps mild down in southern california as they still remain dry. they need rain. cool conditions to our neighbors to the north and chilly in northern arizona and utah. ............................... ...................... here's the forecast for this evening. probably not as cold as yesterday. we'll be in the 50's through early evening. eventually in the high 40's near 50 by our 11 o'clock newscast. winds remain light through the evening with some gusts down the colorado river. ............................... ...................... temperature trend this week has been up and down with some days in the 60's. we're going to warm up to near 70 this week. we'll show what to expect coming up< ((denise valdez)) an early morning crash...
this was a bizarre case... that started with a 33-year- old man found asleep at the wheel at a stop light... and ended with a 43-year-old woman dead. the scene near rainbow and spring mountain -- closed for hours. eight news now reporter tony smith has been on top of developments. again? folks were allowed to drive through this area just before noon. this after metro police closed off this intersection of rainbow and spring mountain for nearly eight hours here's what we know -- police say everything started around three o'clock this morning. that's when they received 9-1-1 call that a driver of a white g-m-c yukon was seen sleeping at a green light near lake mead boulevard and rainbow.. when police showed up... the driver of the s- u-v took off. metro says they did not follow the s-u-v instead deployed their air unit to keep an eye on it... police say... the driver ended up on spring mountain.... he was heading east.. running a number of red lights...
boned a nissan heading south on rainbow. "this individual made the decision to be a menace to society running red lights and cause this crash here on the interestion." ((louis chaney // lives nearby: a situation like this could have been prevented if the person in the suv just done the right thing -- and not putting all these folks in danger. )) ((tony smith)) police say the driver of the nissan was a woman... she died at the scene.. as for the suspect... police say he was ejected from the s-u-v. he was transported to an area hospital and is suffering life threatning injuries... police say the s-u-v he was driving was stolen... they also believe he may have been under the influence at the time of the crash. back out live -- we are still waiting to learn more about victim and the status of the suspect.
((denise valdez)) > donald trump didn't get his way - so he's skipping thursday night's republican debate in iowa. ((dave courvoisier)) c-b-s reporter weijia jiang is in des moines where some voters say they're disappointed. < donald trump takes pride in calling himself a washington outsider...and now he'll be sitting out of the last gop debate before the iowa caucuses. (donald trump/(r) presidential candidate) "let 'em have their debate and let's see how they do with their ratings." trump is refusing to participate in the fox news debate because the network rejected his demand to pull megyn kelly as a moderator. ted cruz - trump's closest rival in the polls - mocked the businessman when he tweeted a
"brave sir robin ran away." "no!" some voters we talked to in des moines say they were disappointed with trump's decision. (weijia jiang/cbs news/des moines, iowa) "what message do you think it sends to iowans when a candidate decides last minute to drop out of the debate?" (judy martinson/iowa voter) "that his getting his feelings hurt are more important than them getting to hear his message." trump put out a twitter poll asking his supporters if he should attend -- 56 percent responded saying he should go through with the debate. on the democratic side - hillary clinton is pushing back on the notion that bernie sanders will be tougher on corporate america. (hillary clinton/(d) presidential candidate) "i'll give you the best evidence as to why my plan to go after wall street is the toughest plan. it's because the republicans are advertising against me." sanders left the campaign trail wednesday morning for a private meeting with president obama at the white house. weijia jiang, cbs news, des moines. > ((dave courvoisier)) democrats agree on their debate schedule. in fact, all three candidates
choice for news. this is 8 news now at 4. ((denise valdez)) > the man shot at by police on the las vegas strip made his first court appearance today. kahleal black was restrained during today's hearing... because he bit a corrections officer and was combative. the 20-year-old was arrested friday night. police say he was walking in and out of traffic in front of the bellagio, pointing a gun at people. an officer shot at him when officer. the shots missed black... but grazed a child. hearing... and say the incident doesn't define him: (( he is not a bad guy, he had a mental breakdown man, you know like my brotehr said, the brain gets sick just like any other part of the body so he just he's sick in his brain right now you know so i just don't want people
because he's not a bad guy, he's a really great guy, he just had a mental breakdown man. )) ((denise valdez)) black will be back in court february 3rd. ((dave courvoisier)) > michigan's governor rick snyder announced a series of steps to help the people of flint. the drinking water there is toxic a ad residents haven't been able to drink it in over a year. the governor is forming a committee on the flint crisis to monitor progress. it includes mark edwards - the doctor and scientist who first sounded the alarm. he will oversee all water testing by the state and federal government. environmental and civil rights groups have filed federal lawsuits against city and state officials seeking to have all lead pipes replaced.at no cost to residents. some people are outraged because they are still getting water bills. (( mayor karen weaver, flint, mi, "i have told governor snyder that flint residents should not have to pay for water they did not and are not using . )) ((dave courvoisier)) it could cost the state 55 million dollars to recoat and repair the
that run from water mains to homes and businesses. /// toss to weather < tedd florendo >looking tedd florendo >looking outside today we saw plenty of sun and milder weather milder weather than yesterday. many neighborhoods jumped up to the 60's. winds stayed calm in the the valley with temps right where we were yesterday by afternoon. ............................... ....... afternoon temps close to 60 and milder. warmer for the neigbhorhoods over the east side of the valley where we're lower in elevation and cool up at kyle canyon. near 60 this afternoon for anthem and henderson too. ............................... .......... regional temps in the 60's for sure this afternoon for areas like mesquite and down the colorado river. milder in laughlin and death
chilly for the central sections of the state in the 40's from rachel to pioche this afternoon. expected to drop below freezing through the evening up there. ............................... ............. national number show cool weather from tulsa to dallas. col for chicago and new york where they're still cleaning up the snow in the mid-atlantic. milder in florida which helping fuel the thunderstorms. ............................... .......... that's where we find the severe weather tonight with storms some severe and t'storms pushing through . ............................... ......... back west more rain for the pacific northwest as they can't get break rom the rain. this will change over to snow in the cascades tonight. and we have some clouds coming in from the west tonight giving us some cloud coverage this evening. tracking another system out in the pacific that is going to slide in from the north and bring us several things this weekend. ............................... .......... first we start of with saturday where temps ahead of that system will be close to 70 and comfortable but breezy winds can
sunday cloudy and gusty winds come in along with showers. a few hundreths of an inch are possible. monday morning showers still possible but we do know this could be our windiest day with gusts up to 40 or more possible. ............................... ............ tonight expect a low of 43 with high clouds this evening and overnight. light northwest winds not an issue tonight. warmer than yesterday. 64 the high for tomorrow and milder and comfy. above average for temps with light winds. ............................... ............. neighborhood highs in the mid 60's through many neighborhoods and milder over to the east part of the valley and in henderson. ............................... .............. extended forecast shows warmer weather through saturday. huge temperature drop by sunday in the 50's only along with showers and winds. really wind monday.
we'll have a better idea of how many people are living on the streets in the las vegas valley. ((denise valdez)) last night a group of about 300 volunteers fanned out across our town to count how many homeless people are on the streets. the past few years that number has been pretty consistent... falling between seven- and- eight- thousand people. this count is important because it sets the level of federal funds the county receives: ((dan kulin, spokesman for clark county 3 last year those grants provided us with more than $12m to support job training, housing, and other programs to help the homeless get off the street and it also gives us a clear picture of the challenges we face in trying to eliminate homelessness in our community. )) ((denise valdez)) to get a better picture of our homeless problem here: while only 75- hundred people were counted last year... that doesn't mean the same people are homeless year round.
about 34- thousand people will experience homelessness here in las vegas./// ((dave courvoisier)) > an investigation reveals disturbing new details in the southern california jail break. the three violent criminals who escaped friday from the maximum security jail got a head start. ((denise valdez)) as c-b-s reporter... mireya villarreal explains... guards didn't notice they were gone for about 16 hours. (lt. jeff hallock / orange county sheriffs pio) you can be assured investigators are continuing to work tirelessly around the clock. as law enforcement work day and night to locate the three escaped inmates... authorities wonder how mandatory day and night checks at the orange county men's central jail missing. (lt. jeff hallock / orange county sheriffs pio) the sheriff is extremely troubled by the length of time it took to determine that the three inmates, housed in a maximum security jail, were unaccounted for. officials now know the inmates escaped just after a 5 am head-count... but despite additional checks that were supposed to happen again at 11am, 4pm, and 8pm. the
missing until roughly 16 hours after they rappeled to freedom from the jailhouse roof. (lt. jeff hallock / orange county sheriffs pio) the preliminary investigation into the escape and how it occurred has caused the sheriff concerns. as did some of the jail inmate count practices and how they were conducted. jonathan tieu... bac duong... and hossein nayeri are still on the run... and considered armed and dangerous. the reward for information leading to their capture has been upped from 50-thousand to 200-thousand dollars. (lt. jeff hallock / orange county sheriffs pio) we need people to come forward and provide information that we know they have. officials say previous escapes from this jail over the years also used the roof. the sheriff's department is calling this a "design flaw." mireya villarreal, cbs news, los angeles ((denise valdez)) one of the inmates was ordered to be deported to vietnam in 1998 after being convicted of several crimes. but it's one of thousands of cases where federal authorities want to deport but the individual's native country
wednesday's child... is a sibling set of two brothers. in this case, the younger brother seems to be the one in charge of the two of them. a day off of school to go play at gameworks, and a chance to be on t-v. no, these two did not need much encouragement for our shoot this day... but we had a hard time getting their attention off the big screen rides, and the games. caleb is 12, and is the most energetic of the two brothers....the one who takes the initiative most times. caleb is the protector.
one like you know where's my brother do you have your jacket? that kind of stuff. older brother josh is 14, and is a bit more quiet and thoughtful. joshua is a little bit more timid with things then you know kind of approaches things a little more differently and then caleb is like know, brother let's go we can do this. but make no mistake, these two are a pair that cannot be separated. that's their biggest thing is that they have to be together that's why i can't stress enough that you know whatever house or home they go to it needs to be a loving parent or parents that is going to be willing to take on both children. josh and caleb have good behaviors, do well in school, and mind the rules. they just need a family that loves them and accepts them for who they are. they are so creative and so intelligent that with the right
and that's just that they need they need a home that's going to provide that stability for them to be able to grow. ((dave courvoisier)) caleb and josh are free and clear for adoption. just call the local office of the adoption exchange at 702-436-6335. /// ((denise valdez)) > a plan to save all healthy dogs and cats brought to lied animal shelter. ((dave courvoisier)) we'll lay out the plan the animal foundation has.. and how long it will take to start saving the county's abandoned pets.///
announcer: "now, nevada's first choice for news. this is 8 news now at 4" ((dave courvoisier)) > the animal foundation laid an ambitious new mission today to save more of the valley's animal population. it's a culmination of new lifesaving programs and expansion of current plans in place. ((denise valdez)) 8 news now reporter mauricio marin joins us with more on the goal to become a no kill shelter -- by saving all healthy and treatable animals. ((mauricio marin)) the animal foundation is calling it mission--possibl e 20-20. one of the big pushes is an expanded cat trap spay and neuter return program from just about six months ago---that alone has saved the lives of more than 740 cats.
foundation took in over 30- thousand animals. the organization has moved half a million dollars from their endowment fund to jumpstart a surrender intervention program. additioanlly...t hey're working to keep every person and pet together rather than giving them up and running the risk of having to euthanzie animals. from that program---430 pets have been kept ouf the shelter. the animal foundation is working towards better medical treatment for animals. (( christine robinson - executive director, the animal foundation our plan also lays out other programs that are important as well. medical treatment enhancements. we want to continue to treat more and more animals to allow them to leave the facility and allow them to go to forever homes. expansion of adoption. we want to continue to elevate our adoption numbers and those leaving here through adoption. )) to help reach it's goal...the foundation has partnered with
eliminate unncessary shelter deaths. the foundation is also working to increase their live release rate. right now---it's at about 65- percent. just a few years ago in 20- 12....only about 40% of the animals left the shelter alive. ((mauricio marin)) you can keep track of the animal foundation's lifesaving progress. we have a link to their website that tracks their efforts. just head on over to las- vegas-now-dot- com.//// thanks ((dave courvoisier)) toss to weather >tedd >really nice outside with >tedd >really nice outside with temps warmer than yesterday. skies clouded up a little more like we forecasted, but still stayed mostly sunny. temps mild early then cooling off in the 50 to 40's this evening. ...............................
regional temps mild down in southern california as they still remain dry. they need rain. cool conditions to our neighbors to the north and chilly in northern arizona and utah. ............................... ...................... here's the forecast for this evening. probably not as cold as yesterday. we'll be in the 50's through early evening. eventually in the high 40's near 50 by our 11 o'clock newscast. winds remain light through the evening with some gusts down the colorado river. ............................... ...................... temperature trend this week has been up and down with some days in the 60's. we're going to warm up to near 70 this week. we'll show what to expect coming up< ((denise valdez)) > a deadly shootout in oregon overnight could end the armed occupation of a federal wildlife refuge. ((dave courvoisier)) officers shot and killed the group's spokesman on a road not far from the refuge. their leader, ammon bundy is among eight people arrested. ((denise valdez)) paul joncich is live in bunkerville.
teens made a big appearance on wheel of fortune last night. (( :we'd like to solve. a long way from home fries, you got it! you won 27- hundred dollars. )) it's all part of "teen best friend week ." taylor berkabile and emma shepherd from legacy high school in north las vegas competed. they didn't make it to the final round -- but they did win 84-hundred dollars./// ((dave courvoisier)) > coffee prices are at a near 2-year low...
you know the basic bargain of america is if you work hard, and you do your part, you should be able to get ead and stay ahead. but so many families don't feel like their hard work pays off. that's not the way america is supposed to operate. i want to go to bat for them every single day. get incomes rising... get equal pay for women... cut the cost of health care and child care so people can actually get ahead. hillary clinton, she has what it takes to get things done.
announcer: you're watching 8 news now at 4 with denise valdez and paul joncich. the news of southern nevada is now. ((dave courvoisier)) > british scientists say they have found a revolutionary new therapy to relieve bone cancer pain. specialists at the institute of cancer research use high-intensity focused ultrasound to blast cells in patients bones that trigger pain. doctors say the process burns the nerve endings in the bones... stopping the pain. so far... nine patients have been treated with the technique in a clinical trial: ((dr. nandita desouza/institute of cancer research, royal marsden hospital - these patients have usually had all forms of other treatment and nothing is working.)) ((dave courvoisier)) doctors hope to eventually use the technology as a tool to kill prostate and breast cancer cells. scientists say once they perfect the ultrasound... it will be able to precisely target the tumors without harming nearby healthy tissue./// ((denise valdez)) > the a-t-m is
at least for j-p-morgan chase. the bank is upgrading it's a-t-m's so customers can use their smart phones to make a withdrawl. the technology used is the same one that allows apple-pay and other payment apps to work. the bank says it doesn't replace the debit card... but allows customers to use the machine even if they don't have their card with them. /// ((denise valdez)) > prices for coffee beans are at their lowest point in nearly two years... but don't expect to see any savings at your local cafe. a pound of specialized coffee -- like the type starbucks uses... has fallen by about a third in just the past year. officials in brazil forecast that coffee farmers will have a huge harvest season this year, creating an oversupply of beans, which has led to the drop in prices. but no one expects latte prices to come down. one analyst says there's a decent rise in wages, another ingredient in making your coffee. states and cities across the country have been increasing the minimum wage. that affects all stores -- from
it lays a solid foundation for young women to figure out their passion, serve their community, and be a part of something bigger than themselves.. vanette christensen/acts of kindness recipient : "all of the different levels are represented here." ((kirsten joyce)) vanette christensen takes great pride in her involvement with the girl scouts of southern nevada. .. vanette christensen/acts of kindness recipient " i'm a girlscout, it's not what i do. it's who i am. " ((kirsten joyce)) as the historian and archivist... her volunteer job is to preserve the artifacts that have been donated, or gifted... and use them to educate young girls about the history, and mission. vanette christensen/acts of kindness recipient " this one here is from 1919.". ((kirsten joyce)) this is the very first girl scout uniform.. girls could buy them, or sew them.. vanette christensen/acts of kindness recipient " the sleeves, hand stitched on" ((kirsten joyce)) and the official buttons could be rented from the organizatoin... for 15 cents. ((kirsten joyce)) vanette certainly knows the history.. she was a girl scout growing up - it was an amazing balance, and contrast to what she eventually chose as a career.. she also attributes what she did as a career... serving nearly three decades in law enforcement....
vanette christensen/acts of kindness recipient "girlscouts at a young age gave me great confidence, and character, it taught me great skills to be bigger than anything i could be. ((kirsten joyce)) she moved to las vegas.. after retiring.. her two daughters both continued with the girl scout legacy... and now vanette makes it her mission... to inspire the many other young women... to reach their potential. vanette christensen/acts of kindness recipient "having them know.. they're part of something .. service to communities, carry on those legacies." liz ortenburger ceo girl scouts southern nevada we're blessed by volunteers, vanette has brought history to life, for so many girls and volunteers, here in southern nevada." ((kirsten joyce)) money presentation : "you receive our aok award.... and on behalf of channel 8. you'll eventually get an 800 dollar check, too.. clapping.... shot to other ladies... ... thank you. toss to weather
tedd florendo looking outside today we saw plenty of sun and milder weather than yesterday. many neighborhoods jumped up to the 60's. winds stayed calm in the the valley with temps right where we were yesterday by afternoon. ............................... ....... afternoon temps close to 60 and milder. warmer for the neigbhorhoods over the east side of the valley where we're lower in elevation and cool up at kyle canyon. near 60 this afternoon for anthem and henderson too. ...............................
regional temps in the 60's for sure this afternoon for areas like mesquite and down the colorado river. milder in laughlin and death valley close to 70. chilly for the central sections of the state in the 40's from rachel to pioche this afternoon. expected to drop below freezing through the evening up there.
............................... ............. national number show cool weather from tulsa to dallas. col for chicago and new york where they're still cleaning up the snow in the mid-atlantic. milder in florida which helping fuel the thunderstorms. ............................... .......... that's where we find the severe weather tonight with storms some severe and t'storms pushing through . ............................... ......... back west more rain for the pacific northwest as they can't
this will change over to snow in the cascades tonight. and we have some clouds coming in from the west tonight giving us some cloud coverage this evening. tracking another system out in the pacific that is going to slide in from the north and bring us several things this weekend. ............................... .......... first we start of with saturday where temps ahead of that system will be close to 70 and comfortable but breezy winds can be expected. sunday cloudy and gusty winds come in along with showers. a few hundreths of an inch are possible. monday morning showers still possible but we do know this could be our windiest day with gusts up to 40 or more possible. ............................... ............ tonight expect a low of 43 with high clouds this evening and overnight. light northwest winds not an issue tonight. warmer than yesterday. 64 the high for tomorrow and milder and comfy. above average for temps with light winds. ............................... ............. neighborhood highs in the mid 60's through many neighborhoods and milder over to the east part of the valley and in henderson. ............................... ..............
weather through saturday. huge temperature drop by sunday in the 50's only along with showers and winds. really wind monday. the superbowl... it's just around the corner. and we're giving away 25- hundred dollars during our special newscast after the super bowl. just head to our website... las vegas now dot com to enter .... click the banner at the top of the page. and while you're there, check out our newly launched super bowl page. /// ((dave courvoisier)) > a 99-year-old woman got quite the scare in florida, when an exotic animal woke her in the middle of the night. the woman's family took the animal to south dade animal hospital. they learned what they were dealing with was a kinkajou. they don't know how it got in the house, but it shocked the elderly woman. (( dr. don harris / south dade animal hospital, "not expecting anything, she opens her eyes and sees an animal laying there. i guess she thought maybe it was a cat, but once they got a look at each other, classic, both of them screamed, both of them ran." )) ((dave courvoisier)) a kinkajou
while it's in the raccoon family, it looks a lot more like a monkey. officials say it was being kept as a pet.... and somehow escaped. the owner planned to pick it up. /// ((denise valdez)) > police officers who shot at two women delivering newspapers... will face no charges... the special circumstances the court says excused them opening fire on innocent people. ((dave courvoisier)) holding teachers accountable. coming up at 5... how parents are reacting to a new proposal to place cameras inside special education classrooms... in the wake of a valley teachers arrest for sexual behavior with a student.///
the morning searching for a drone that nearly collided with an airplane today at the miami international airport. an american flight from chicago was about 500 feet above ground as it was landing when the pilot saw a drone cross its flight path. passengers were terrified of the thought of a drone hitting a plane or getting stuck in an engine. airports are no-fly zones for drones.. newer drones are programed to avoid those areas. no word on if authorities located the drone or its owner. fortunately the plane was able to land without issue./// ((denise valdez)) > the los
at two women who were delivering newspapers will not face any criminal charges. you may remember the shooting happened in february 2013... as police were involved in a massive manhunt for former police officer christopher dorner. dorner killed 4 people and wounded three others... and said he was on mission of revenge against police who he blamed for his being fired. the officers were in the area protecting a captain believed to be one of dorner's targets, when the women in the truck drove by. the district attorney there said the fear of dorner was understandable and justified in the shooting. both women survived the shooting and received a settlement worth more than four- million dollars from the city./// ((denise valdez)) > we could eventually find out more details about the boston marathon bombing... now that hundreds of documents were unsealed. a federal judge ordered the release of the documents... that were used in the conviction of bomber dzhokhar tsarnaev. the explosion killed three people... and hundreds more were hurt. dzhokhar was convicted and sentenced to death...
in the manhunt. now word on when the court clerk's office will begin releasing those documents./// ((dave courvoisier)) > today is "international holocaust memorial day"... and ceremonies took place around the world. anniversary of the liberation of aushcwitz... the nazi's largest concentration camp. it's estimated at least one- million- people died there. today... president obama attended a ceremony at the israeli embassy in washington... where two americans and two people from poland will be honored for their work trying to save jews./// ((dave courvoisier)) > niagara falls could soon come to a trickle... and it doesn't have anything to do with drought. a project is in the works to replace two bridges connecting the u-s mainland to "goat island." to make that happen... workers will have to re- route water from the american side of the falls... so the water will only flow down the candian side. there will still be plenty to see... because about 85% percent of the water already falls on the canadian side. if the project goes forward... it could take several years to complete.///
do you think when you are president you'll be paid as much as if you were a man-male...? this is one of the jobs where they have to pay you the same. but there are so many examples where that doesn't happen. i'm going to do everything i can to make sure every woman in every job gets paid the same... ...as the men who are doing that job. i'm hillary clinton
standoff... turns violent. ((it didn't have to happen. we all make choices in life. sometimes our choices go bad.)) ((dave courvoisier)) why the faceoff between ranchers and the federal government isn't over... even afer the deadly shootout. ((denise valdez)) plus... protecting valley students in the classroom... in the wake of a local teacher's arrest. (( we have been fighting and fighting enough is enough)) ((denise valdez)) the plan one attorney has to keep students safe... and how parents are taking to